Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/388
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Greece, Italy, Sicily
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined


A file of signals intelligence reports, messages, and correspondence issued by the Government Code and Cypher School and sent by the head ('C') of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) to the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. This file includes the following reports: intelligence on a move of the German Air Force (GAF) Commander-in-Chief (CinC) South operational staff to Sicily on March 3; on GAF intentions for March 2-3; and a Naval Headlines report on Italian activity.


military organisation, Italian air force, military bases, German air force, aerial reconnaissance, geographic intelligence, intelligence gathering, climate, military operations, air raids, ports, warships, naval intelligence, shipping, airfields, railways, roads, photographic reconnaissance, aircraft, convoys, Italian navy

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